|Lesley E. Cohen|
|Nevada State Assembly, District 29|
|February 4, 2013 - November 5, 2014|
|Elections and appointments|
|Appointed||December 18, 2012|
|Appointed by||Clark County Commission|
|Term limits||6 terms (12 years)|
|Bachelor's||University of Nevada-Reno, 1993|
|J.D.||DePaul University, 1996|
|Date of birth||December 22, 1970|
Henderson's professional experience includes working as an attorney and a volunteer with Legal Aid of Southern Nevada.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Cohen served on the following committees:
|Nevada Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining|
- See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Nevada State Assembly took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 10, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Incumbent Lesley Cohen was set to face Daniel Mathis in the Democratic primary, but Mathis withdrew before the primary, leaving Cohen unopposed. Stephen Silberkraus defeated Amy Groves in the Republican primary. Cohen was defeated by Silberkraus in the general election.
|Nevada State Assembly District 29, General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Lesley Cohen Incumbent||45.2%||6,171|
|Nevada State Assembly, District 29 Republican Primary, 2014|
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- Citizen Outreach: Ratings for the 2013 Nevada Legislature
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- The American Conservative Union: 2013 Legislative Scorecard
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- Nevada Policy Research Institute: The 2013 Nevada Legislative Session Review & Report Card
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- Nevada Conservation League: 2013 Legislative Scorecard
- Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada: Facing Race – 2013 Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity
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- Official campaign website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Las Vegas Review-Journal, "Henderson attorney appointed to vacated Assembly seat," accessed February 6, 2013
- Nevada Secretary of State, "2014 filed candidates," accessed April 8, 2014
- Clark County, "Candidate filing," accessed April 8, 2014
- Nevada Secretary of State, "Nevada Primary Election 2014," accessed June 10, 2014
- Nevada State Legislature, "Session Information," accessed July 3, 2014
April Mastroluca (D)
|Nevada State Assembly District 29
| Succeeded by|
Stephen Silberkraus (R)